4 Outdoor Ice Rinks in the DC Metro Area

ice skatingTis the season for ice skating.  It’s fun for the beginner or the novice.  These local rinks are outdoors and not far from our area.  Check out the Washington Harbour Ice Rink which boasts the largest outdoor rink in the area; even larger than the rink in Rockefeller Center in New York City!  Pack up the family and some hot cocoa and take a ride to a season tradition.


Pentagon Row Outdoor Ice Skating Rink

1201 South Joyce Street, Arlington, VA  22202


Open Nov. 15, 2013- March 15, 2014

Mon-Thurs. Noon-10pm; Friday Noon-11pm; Sat-Sun 10am-10pm

Adults $8, Children12 and Under $7, Seniors 55+ $7


Reston Town Center Ice Pavilion

1818 Discovery Street, Reston, VA  20190


Open daily from early November -March

Sun-Tues. 11am-7pm, Wed. -Thurs. 11am-10pm, Fri.-Sat. 11am-11pm

Adults $10, Children 12 and Under $8, Seniors 55+ $8



National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden and Ice Rink

6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC


Open Mid November – Mid March, weather permitting

Mon.-Thurs. 10am-9pm,Fri.-Sat. 10am-11pm,Sun. 11am-9pm.

Adults $8, Children 12 and Under $7, Seniors 50+ $7


Washington Harbour Ice Rink

 The largest outdoor rink in the area! Even larger than NYC’s Rockefeller Center

3050 K Street NW  Washington, DC 20007


Open Mid November -March

Mon-Thurs. Noon-9pm, Fri. Noon-10pm, Sat. 10am-10pm, Sun. 10am-7pm

Adults $10, Children and Seniors $8